Edmonton Guitar Teacher

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Edmonton Guitar Teacher
The Best Edmonton Guitar Teacher

Edmonton Guitar TeacherJeari Czapla is One of the Best Edmonton Guitar Teacher who has been Teaching Guitar Since 1988.

  • Established & Renowned Jazz Musician Guitarist by Trade,
  • Published Author of his Own Guitar Curriculum Opus One, sold in 56 Long & McQuade Stores across Canada.
  • Professional Music Teacher since 1988.

Czapla Music School Voted Ninth on the ONTARIO MUSIC SOCIETY TOP TEN List of Music Schools to Attend.

  • Grammy Award Listed Musician at the 47th, Annual
  • Nominated Guitarist, Four Albums Garnering 10 Nominations, [over 5,200 Units Sold].
  • Grant MacEwan University Music Performance [First Class Honours]
  • University of Manitoba Music Program, [First Class Honours],
  • Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music Classical Guitar, Grade 6
                  – [First Class Honours],
  • Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music Theory, Grade 2
                   – [First Class Honours],
  • Published Author of Guitar Curriculum, [Thousands of Copies Sold]
Edmonton Guitar Teacher Biography

Edmonton Guitar Teacher Biography

Edmonton Guitar Lessons TeacherJeari Czapla started playing Guitar when he was 6 years old in Transcona Winnipeg. It would be the Spring of 1971. Jeari’s first Guitar Teacher was his Dad who taught him Three Chords; E, A, D, on a borrowed family members guitar, ThanQ Cousin Lloyd Pakoo.

Once Jeari learned those Chord his dad said “Now Write a Song.” So Jeari did,.. he wrote his first song ever called, “Burnin’ Rubber”, a song about fast cars, because Jeari knew his dad liked fast cars.

“Dad was a Hard Rock who Loved Souped Up Cars, Drag Racing and Fancy Paint jobs on cars.” Says Jeari.

Jeari began his formal guitar studies in 1986 with Chet Breau owner of the Lenny Breau School of Music in Winnipeg and within a year quickly became Chet’s Prodigy. By 1988,  Jeari was teaching jazz guitar at the Lenny Breau School of Music.

Between 1988 & 1991, Jeari was studying weekly private music lessons in,

  • Classical Composition with Bruce Carlson, a MB University Composition Professor. Every Monday for 60 minutes.
  • Music Theory with Ruth Douglas, every Tuesday for an hour,
  • Classical Guitar with Paul Hammer, a MB University Guitar Professor, every Thursday for 60 minutes, and
  • Jazz Guitar with Chet Breau & Tim Cummings, every Wednesday for an hour.

In 1988, Jeari attended the University of Manitoba Music Program for two years and by 1991 he had moved to Edmonton to complete his studies in Music at the University of MacEwan.

In 1993, Jeari began performing as a freelance guitarist for various touring bands throughout the prairie provinces of Canada.

In 2003, Jeari Incorporated his company Czapla Music Studio and opened a store front in Sherwood Park AB. He became an Edmonton Guitar Teacher with over 80 guitar students, 10 drum students, 10 bass students, and 15 vocal students.

In 2003, Jeari published his Jazz Guitar Curriculum Course entitled “Opus One – for the Apprenticing Guitarist” which is currently used in 20 Schools of Music across the nation as their primary guitar method book. His Guitar Curriculum has positioned his School of Music to become a Certified Music College.

Presently, Jeari operates his Edmonton Music School from home with all the Modern Technologies to teach students of all ages and share his passion of learning music with everyone.

Meet Your Edmonton Guitar Teacher

Meet Your Edmonton Guitar Teacher,

We look forward to studying guitar with you.

Edmonton Vocal Teacher

Edmonton Vocal Teacher

Edmonton Vocal LessonsJeari Czapla has been teaching Edmonton Vocal Lessons since 1999. He Studied Baritone Vocal Lessons with Lary Benson at the University of MacEwan.

Jeari Studied Private 60 minute Vocal Lessons Operatic, Jazz and various other Musical Genres of Vocal Techniques for one year before Jeari began to sing for his own band, Uptown Shuffle.

Edmonton Bass Teacher

Edmonton Bass Teacher

Edmonton Bass TeacherJeari Czapla has been teaching Edmonton Bass Lessons since 1988. He Studied Bass Lessons with Chet Breau at the Lenny Breau School of Music.

Jeari Studied Private 60 minute Bass Lessons by holding Jazz changes for Chet while Chet practiced his guitar and soloing.

Jeari played Bass in a few bands subbing in for other Bassists who couldn’t make gigs.

Edmonton Drum Teacher

Edmonton Drum Teacher

Edmonton Drum Lessons TeacherJeari Czapla has been teaching Edmonton Drum Lessons since 1999.

He began playing drums in 1973 on upside down cardboard boxes with moms wooden spoons. His dad said to him, “Once you get good enough on those boxes we’ll talk about buying you a real drum set.”

He began taking drum lessons at Miller’s Music now called Transcona Music Centre in Transcona in 1976 where he studied with the Drum Teacher “Dave The Big Apple”. Dave was from New York so his nick name was appropriate.

In 1980, when Jeari attended High School at Tec-Voc he began playing drums in various rock bands. He auditioned for the High School Band called ‘Company 8’. Unfortunately, his Volleyball and athletics took precedents.